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Cross Street Tutoring Partnership now seeking tutors!

Wesleyan University’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is seeking volunteer or work-study tutors for the Cross Street Tutoring Partnership.  Work at Cross Street AME Zion Church in Middletown as a tutor for K-5 students and support enrichment activities like martial arts and dance. Program hours are Monday-Thursday, 4:00-6:00 pm, and tutors typically commit to four…

JCCP Volunteer Training

This training series is required to work or volunteer for the JCCP and our student groups. Learn more about civic engagement at Wes and in Middletown, hear from community partners, meet other civically engaged students, and get connected to our student groups. JCCP Mixer Friday, 9/17, 5:00-6:30 pm Exley Patio on the Lawn Ave. side…

CT Summer College Corps Now Hiring

Are you interested in supporting the well-being of children here in CT this summer? See the following summer job opportunity from Anna Shusterman, Co-Chair, College of Education Studies:    Summer College Corps  The state is preparing to recruit 500 students statewide to work in summer programs and provide those students with training in order to be prepared…

Virtual Volunteering: Craft Kits for Kids with Chrysalis Center

Volunteer opportunity from Nancy Sherman of Chrysalis Center: Recently, Chrysalis Center opened a new supportive housing site in the North End of Middletown, which provides case management services to six families residing in two apartment buildings. The program is set to expand very soon to include even more families. Currently, there are 16 children of…

Ways to engage in political activism against police killings, white supremacy, and anti-Black racism.

This list was shared by Aysha Khan ’20, originally shared on the Eclectic listserv: This is a spreadsheet with places to donate.  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1p7QxOvtvRfHUoMWib8coGHSS8szENXzSjIZKpvp-gtA/htmlview#   This document contains relevant events, petitions, donations, protest info, self education, contacts for officials, and more resources.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-0KC83vYfVQ-2freQveH43PWxuab2uWDEGolzrNoIks/mobilebasic?fbclid=IwAR1kMcDqsLopNsduuHZJZkQfWW1egXCJMEaF7Z1ob0tO48hpMpn8Kn26cxs   A document containing Bail Funds/ Legal Help by City https://docs.google.com/document/d/1X4-YS3vFn5CLL9QtJSU0xqmTh_h8XilXgOqGAjZISBI/mobilebasic   This…

Volunteer with New Haven Help with COVID

From Devin Osborne MALS ’14:  Please consider signing up to be a volunteer on NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com. As a direct response to the sharply increased need for volunteers during COVID and ongoing economic crisis, current Yale Forestry student and former Wesleyan GLSP alum Devin Osborne (MA 2014) and colleagues launched NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com, a partnership platform that matches volunteers…

Call for Submissions: Middletown Digital Mental Health Kit

As schools and businesses prepare for the possibility of closure, it is extremely important for the mental health of our residents that we don’t lose the strong sense of community that is fostered in Middletown. In a shared effort to stay healthy and connected, Middletown Youth Services is working on creating a “Middletown Digital Mental…

Support High School Students – Volunteer for Exploring College Pathways

Exploring College Pathways A Program Sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships in partnership with Middlesex Community College, Middletown High School, Maloney High School, and Coginchaug High School. The Exploring College Pathways Program is a program designed to help high school juniors explore their interests in college. Wesleyan University stakeholders and community partners support…

Forever In My Heart Foundation seeks Interns

Forever In My Heart Foundation seeks interns to support their work. See their job posting below. Our mission is to “make an impact in the lives of homeless dogs in animal shelters and improve lives of disabled United States Veterans in community.” All of our dogs come from rescue.  We are the only organization that…

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) 101 for Wesleyan Tutors + Mentors

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) 101 : an event for Wesleyan students who are involved in community service that works with young people through tutoring or mentoring   Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others,…